Road policing index

Driver training

1 Emergency response

1.1 Speed limits

1.2 Keep left/right signs

1.3 Complying with traffic lights

2 Health and safety

3 Vehicle livery

Disrupting criminality

1 Powers to stop and seize vehicles

1.1 Powers to stop vehicles

1.2 Seizing vehicles

2 Arrested persons

3 Dynamic risk assessment

4 Anti-social behaviour

5 Technology

6 Automatic number plate recognition

6.1 Numberplate reading device

6.2 ANPR data

6.2.1 Back office facility

6.3 Management

6.3.1 Key roles

6.4 Legal considerations

6.5 ANPR for response policing

6.5.1 Police national computer data and ACT/REACT reports

6.5.2 Pre-planned operations

6.5.3 ANPR infrastructure

Management of incidents

1 Dynamic risk assessments

2 ACE CARD

2.1 A – Approach

2.2 C – Caution signs

2.3 E – Examine the scene

2.4 C – Casualties

2.5 A – Ambulance, fire and rescue and other partnership agencies

2.6 R – Remove the obstructions

2.7 D – Detailed investigation

3 Collision investigation

4 Fire on the carriageway

5 Carriageway and road surface

6 Removal of debris

7 Vehicle loads

7.1 Escort vehicle

8 Motorways

8.1 Partial closure

8.2 Full closure of a motorway

8.3 Hard shoulder

8.3.1 Emergency refuge areas

8.4 Reverse flow

8.5 Rolling road blocks

9 Emotionally and mentally vulnerable individuals

10 Protests

11 Air support

Police pursuits

1 Police pursuits

1.1 National decision model

1.2 Pursuit prevention

1.3 Pre-emptive tactics

1.4 Pre-planned operations

1.5 Spontaneous pursuits

1.5.1 Initial phase

1.5.2 Tactical phase

2 Pursuit management

2.1 Authorisation

2.1.1 Initial authorisation to conduct a pursuit

2.1.2 Continued authorisation to pursue

2.2 Pursuit considerations

2.3 Tactical options

2.4 Situational engagement of suspects

2.4.1 Off-road pursuits

2.4.2 Quad bikes and motorcycles

2.4.3 Armed pursuits

2.4.3.1 Unarmed staff in armed pursuits

2.4.3.2 Armed staff in pursuits

2.5 Discontinuing a pursuit

2.6 Analysing pursuits

3 Vehicles used for pursuits

3.1 Prohibited vehicles

4 Recording real-time evidence

4.1 IDR/DVDMS

5 Training

5.1 Red mist

6 Roles and responsibilities

6.1 Initial phase trained drivers/motorcyclists

6.2 Tactical phase trained advanced drivers

6.3 Pursuit commander

6.4 Control/communications room staff

6.5 Control/communications room supervisor

6.6 Pursuit tactical advisor

6.6.1 Specific tasks

7 Communications

8 Cross-border pursuits

9 Use of police dogs

10 Air support

11 Fatal collisions resulting from pursuit activity

Tactics Directory

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Investigating road deaths

1 Road deaths and life changing injuries

2 Initial response

2.1 Road policing senior investigating officer

2.1.1 Experience and expertise required

2.1.2 Communication and community strategy

2.1.2.1 Fast-track actions

2.1.2.2 Community impact assessment

2.2 Conducting an initial incident assessment

2.3 Making the scene safe and preserving life

2.4 Securing the scene

2.5 Preserving the scene

2.6 Securing material and identifying witnesses

2.7 Identifying the suspect(s)

3 Investigation stage

3.1 Road death investigation team

3.1.1 Collision investigator

3.1.2 Vehicle examiner

4 Collision scene management

4.1 Scene examination

4.1.1 Recording of the scene

4.1.2 Post-scene material

4.1.3 Conducting scene examinations

4.2 Managing disruption and releasing the scene

5 Forensic collision investigation strategy

6 Road policing intelligence strategy

6.1 The use of social media sources

7 Disaster victim identification

Partner agencies

1 Partner agencies

1.1 Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

1.2 Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

1.3 Experian

1.4 Fire and Rescue Service

1.5 Health and Safety Executive

1.6 Highways England

1.6.1 Highways England traffic officers

1.7 Independent Police Complaints Commission

1.8 Local Highway Authority

1.9 Office of Rail Regulation

1.10 Recovery operators

2 Support agencies

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